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Webb, McNew

Sunday, September 9, 2007

Webb, McNew
Kim Sue McNew, daughter of Gene and Shirley Gaines and James and Cindy McNew, and granddaughter of Nora Lee Marshall, all of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Jerry David Webb, son of Georgia Haynes of Steele, exchanged wedding vows June 23, 2007, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., with the Rev. Donald Richmann officiating. The ceremony took place at Heritage Freewill Baptist Church.

The wedding was decorated with spiral candle and arch candle pedestals holding arrangements of pink and lavender roses. It was a candlelight service. The isles had lanterns with pink and lavender roses with bows and flowers on each pew. Greenery and white lights were also blended in the decorations.

The bridal ensemble was a beaded halter empire drapping at front with beading and crystals. The dress was white with silver detailing and a chapel-length train. The train featured beautiful crystal detailing. She wore a fingertip length veil and a crystal tiara that was accented with pink pearl and crystal earrings and necklace. The bride's bouquet consisted of pink and lavender roses with wrapped stems.

The maid of honor was Karen Sprous of Bonne Terre, Mo., sister of the bride. Flower girls were Bayli McNew of Summersville, Mo., and Mikki Sprous of Bonne Terre, Mo. Both are nieces of the bride and wore pink and lavender dresses with a pink shrug.

The best man was Kenny McNew. Groomsmen and ushers were Michael Sprous, of Bonne Terre, Mo., brother-in-law to the bride; Jeremiah Sprous of Farmington, Mo., nephew of the bride; and Gene Gaines of Poplar Bluff, Mo., father of the bride, who also gave the bride away. They wore four bottom single breasted style tuxedos with silver vest and a silver windsor tie.

The guest book was controlled by Stephanie Webb of Steele, Mo., daughter of the groom. The unity candle lighters were Stephanie Webb and Sue Richman of Wappapello, Mo., aunt of the bride. Candle lighters were Kylie McNew of Summersville, Mo., niece of the bride, and Caleb Sprous of Bonne Terre, Mo., nephew of bride.

Honored guest was Thomas Stafford of Desota, Mo. There was a memorial service for the late Bud Marshall, grandfather of the bride. Shirley Gaines, mother of the bride, and Jeremiah Sprous lit a memorial candle while a song was played in his honor, "Angles among us."

The reception was held at the church. There was a four-layer cake decorated with pink and lavender roses. Centerpieces of white, pink and lavender roses accented each table. Rose petals were scattered on each table and a chocolate fountain with strawberries and a punch fountain were available for guests. Fortune wedding cookies were passed out since the couple's first date was a Chinese restaurant. The reception was also decorated by lit candles throughout the room.

The couple honeymooned in Branson, Mo., where they visited Branson Landing, Silver Dollar City, had dinner at the Branson Belle and Dixie Stampede and enjoyed a lot of shopping.

The couples now resides in Steele, Mo.

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